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Getting Your Dog Through The 4th of July Fireworks

Holiday fireworks are here and you may be worried about your dogs' anxiety!  Symptoms of stress include pupil dilation, raised heartbeat, excessive panting, trembling, inability to settle, loss of appetite, and whimpering or whining, excessive licking, and pacing. Many dogs will cope with their fear of fireworks by adopting one or more of the following behaviors: Seeking out dark cozy places Digging into the carpet Attempting to run away Hiding in the bathtub or closet   Tips for getting through the 4th of July safely and calmly Most importantly, stay calm and relaxed yourself. Dogs are extremely sensitive to their humans' emotional states so it is important to remain calm while your dog may be freaking out. Your dog needs...

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